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Michael Bernard RYAN

Date of birth6 September 1885
Place of birthCorop, Victoria
OccupationCivil servant
AddressArcadia, 19 Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs Ryan, Roscrea, Corop, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date29 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action at the landing of Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. Promoted Captain, 27 April 1915.

Admitted to hospital, Alexandria and then transferred by hospital ship to England.

Returned to Australia per 'Runic', disembarking at Melbourne on 21 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1952
Age at death66
Place of burialMelbourne, Victoria

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